Example sentences for: deflect

How can you use “deflect” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He even used the same word--"proportion"--to deflect scrutiny.

  • They've learned to deflect it by juxtaposing it with "bombing."

  • Besides, taking potshots at Washington is often good local politics: Blaming a faraway caricature of the United States can deflect attention from shortcomings, or worse, closer to home.

  • William Saletan missed a clear third spin in his "" item on Charles Bakaly's investigation and resignation: Starr is throwing Bakaly to the wolves for leaking to deflect attention from Starr's own leaks in late January and early February of 1998.

  • To deflect this criticism, the AMA associated itself with favorable images of organized labor while dissociating itself from unfavorable ones.


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